Do I Have Pyroluria?
Here's a questionnaire
to help you determine if you or someone you care about has pyroluria.
1. Do you tend to skip breakfast or have morning nausea?
2. Do you tend to be
3. Do you have other
members in your immediate or extended family with schizophrenia?
4. Are there members
of your immediate or extended family who have committed suicide?
5. Do you have white
spots on your nails?
6. Did you get a "stitch"
in your side when you ran as a child?
7. Did you have moderate
to severe acne as a teenager?
8. Do you have pain
or creaking in your knees?
9. Do you have cold
hands and feet?
10. Do you have stretch
marks as an adolescent or adult even without a large weight gain
11. Are your teeth
or were your teeth before orthodontic treatment crowded with teeth
growing over teeth?
12. Did puberty start
a little later for you than others?
13. Are you easily
14. Do you tend toward
15. Do you have a tendency
toward iron-deficiency anemia or test borderline?
16. Do you have eczema
17. Do you have tingling
sensations or even tremors in your arms or legs?
18. Do you tend to
have paler skin than other family members?
19. Do you tend to
get overwhelmed in stressful situations?
20. Do you have trouble
remembering your dreams?
21. Are you now or
have you been a vegetarian?
22. Are you now or
have you before been an alcoholic?
23. Do you find yourself
socially withdrawn and dependent fairly strongly on one person?
If you answer yes to 12 or more
of these questions, then you may have pyroluria and should consider
getting the lab test done, as mentioned on the description
of pyroluria page.